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Educating for Justice

We have recently added a new page to the website called Educating for Justice. It is in the Campus Life section, or click here to see it.


Thank you to everyone who contributed to making last Friday's Graduation evening so special. Photographs of the event can now be seen here.

Irish Young Philosopher Award

Many congratulations to Luke Rickard (S4D), who won the Irish Young Philosopher Award on Friday afternoon. Luke won the Individual-5th-6th year individual project award, the overall individual project award, the Technology and Ethics award, and the overall competition for his project entitled “Is it ethical for robots to be caregivers?” - He was delighted that he got to meet President Higgins. Read more here and here.

Summer Exams 2018

Summer exams begin next Monday (28 May). The timetable can be seen here.

Zagapalooza 2018

Well done to everyone involved in this year's Zagapalooza for putting on a great show. The winner was JOBK (Joey Breathnach Kerins S6A) and best individual performance was awarded to Fullo (Oisin Fulham-Smith S6B). See photos here.

ISTA Junior Science Quiz

The annual ISTA Junior Science Quiz was held on Wednesday 9th May in Belevedere College SJ. Gonzaga entered two 3rd year teams. Our first team of Mark Mulvey, Mark Fahy and David Blake came in 3rd place after a tie-breaker question with Rosemont college with a finishing score of 41/48. Well done to our second team of Henri Li, Patrick Hickey and Alex Mc Hugh who finished with a score of 36/48. This year's competition saw a record breaking high of 49 teams entered from over 35 different schools. Well done to all. The competition finished with 1st place Blackrock College, 2nd place Sandford Park, 3rd Gonzaga College SJ.

Gaelbhratach faighte arís

Bronnadh Gaelbhratach ar Choláiste Gonzaga inné don cheathrú bhliain as a chéile. Is scéim spreagtha é an Gaelbhratach do scoileanna a dhéanann iarracht an Ghaeilge a chur chun cinn. Comhghairdeas ó chroí leis na daltaí agus leis na baill foirne atá ar an gcoiste as ucht a gcuid oibre. Bronnfar an brat ar an scoil níos déanaí i Mí Bealtaine. Gonzaga was awarded a Gaelbhratach this week for the fourth year in a row. This is a scheme to reward schools which promote the use of the Irish language. The students on the Gaelbhratach committee are to be commended for all their hard work. The support of the Board of Management and the positive and enthusiastic efforts of the students, staff and whole

Danny McNelis Regatta Cancelled

The Danny McNelis Regatta 2018, which was due to take place today, has been cancelled. Details will follow about a rescheduled date.

Photographs Thurs 10 May

Remaining group photographs will be taken this Thursday morning. The schedule is as follows: Period 2 (8.30 – 9.10 am): Debating, Maths enrichment, Pi Quiz, Applied Maths Quiz, 1st Year French Exchange, 2nd Year France Trip, French Quiz, AILO, Ides of March Quiz Period 3 (9.10 – 9.50 am): Rialto Homework Club, JRS Homework Club, Gaelbhratach, Caife Craic, Green Schools, World Meeting of Families Volunteers, SVP Committee, Justice and Peace Group, Altar Servers, 5th Year History Trip Period 4 (9.50 – 10.30 am): Competition Choir, Orchestra, Guitar Ensemble, Trad group, Chamber Group, Recorder Consort, 5th Year Musical Stage Crew, Schola, Photography club Go to the Library at the start of the

East Leinster Success

Well done to all our fantastic athletes who competed at the East Leinster track and field championships held at Morton Stadium over two days (Monday April 30th and Thursday May 3rd). A special congratulations to those now qualified for the Leinsters which will be held later in the month. Gold Medal Winners: Sean Barry, Senior 100 metres Sean Barry, Senior, 200 metres Senior 4 x 100m relay (Sean Barry, Henry Higgins, Hugh Prendergast, Fergus O' hOisin) Oscar Pairceir, Minor Long Jump Luka Hasset, Junior 200 metres Cian Crowe, U-16 Shot Putt Silver Medal: Cian Crowe U-16 Long Jump Bronze Medal: Stephen Mc Mahon Minor Long Jump

Brennan Cup

Congratulations to Stan O'Beirne (S2B), who won first prize at last night's Brennan Cup. Second place went to Henri Li (S2D) and third to Patrick Murphy (S6C). Well done and thank you to all six finalists and three guest performers for a fantastic evening of music. It was a very fitting tribute to the late Fr Brennan and a celebration of his legacy. Many thanks to organisers Ms O'Brien and Ms Dunne, compère Dr Clark, adjudicators Finghin Collins and Simon Morgan, technical director Henry Cahill, and to Ross Brennan, nephew of Fr Joe, who presented the prizes. See more photos of the evening here. (Photos by Louis Stewart).

Photographs Friday 4 May

Yearbook photographs of sports and chess teams will be taken this Friday morning (4 May). Schedule: 08.30: Rugby Senior and Junior (TY rugby will be taken the week of TY exams), Cricket Senior and Junior 09.10: Frisbee, GAA, Tennis, Badminton, Basketball 09.50: Sailing, Athletics, Cross Country, Swimming, Table Tennis, Golf These photos will be taken in the PE Hall. Go to the Hall at the start of the relevant period. Don’t wait to be called. Bring gear for every sport you play. 11.30 am: Chess (on front steps outside Library) All other photos (debating, music groups etc) will be taken on Thursday 10 May between 08.30 and 10.30.

Golf News

Congratulations to the Junior golf team: Ross Whitaker (4D), James Quinn (3D) & Luke MacMahon (3C) on their recent performance in the All-Ireland stroke play finals in Monkstown GC, Cork. The boys competed in the finals as Leinster champions, playing against the three other provincial winners. Read more here.

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